Community Health Center

  • Mobile Dental Hygienist -Middletown (Part Time)

    Job Locations US-CT-Middletown
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/1/2018 11:00 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-5786
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Dental
  • Overview

    Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice-based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and healthcare. CHC is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient-centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. We deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of CT, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute: the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network.

    Responsibilities

    **Note--must have reliable transportation and be flexible traveling to schools throughout Connecticut**

     

    This is the opportunity for you if you:

    • Are committed to providing superior dental care and service to children and adults
    • Enjoy working with and helping children and adults understand how to care for their teeth
    • Would like to make a huge impact in someone's life
    • Want to work under excellent supervision
    • Enjoy being a part of an outstanding team of professionals

     

    As a Dental Hygienist for Community Health Center, you will:

    • Provide education and dental hygiene to adults and children
    • Work with a flexible schedule (Part Time 35 hrs/week)
    • Possess a strong interest in the community health population
    • Have a commitment to preventative dental care
    • Evaluate overall oral health
    • Work in a friendly, team atmosphere

    To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate must:

    • Be a graduate of an accredited Dental Hygienist program
    • Current State of CT licensure
    • 2+ years Dental Hygienist experience
    • Knowledge of patient screening, charting, and medical history procedures and documentation
    • Ability to perform a full range of established dental hygienist protocol and procedures
    • Knowledge and understanding of dental procedures, terminology, and techniques
    • Ability to set up and prepare dental equipment and instrumentation

    Qualifications

    • Be a graduate of an accredited Dental Hygienist program
    • Current State of CT licensure
    • 2+ years Dental Hygienist experience

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